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Instant Mom

Usually when I tell people I “adopted” Dan’s three kids and I am their “adopted mom”, I get a positive response. That was not the case today. 1,094 more words


MomViews: Life As A "Bonus Mom"

Committing to someone is one thing, committing to their children is another. When you are divorced and have sworn off any type of commitment, marrying a man with a child is the last thing on your mind. 1,530 more words

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Step Mom Duty

It finally happened. My step daughter came to visit us in Texas. Not only did we have the opportunity to pick her up ourselves in Washington; it was also a fun memory to travel back with her to Texas. 560 more words

April Monterrosa

there are no "half" people

It seems that ever since we had Reese, people have started asking if we plan on having more kids. It’s been a huge topic of conversation for Darren and I, and we have decided that we are quite content with our baby girl and his three kids. 491 more words


A Lesson in Honesty...

Well. I have had a rough couple of days. Let me start by being honest about my past. 

My husband is an amazing man that I am blessed to be married to. 1,645 more words

Forward Momentum

Yesterday was my first good day in ages. It is such a strange thing really, because I didn’t do anything spectacular, but I did do SOMETHING and the small things added up quickly. 1,289 more words

The disclaimer and background

Here is my disclaimer:

I am NOT a professional writer, nor do I have plans to be, I do not like to read through what I have typed, and yes I have a college education. 337 more words